The Green Bay Packers topped the Atlanta Falcons in a gritty 30-16 win, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Lambeau Field in Green Bay. They deployed a rushing game that produced 88 yards, no rushing touchdowns, to support a Aaron Rodgers performance of 327 yards and four touchdowns.
Rodgers finished the game with four touchdowns, completing 27 of 33 passes. At the end of the day, he finished with 327 yards and no interceptions, and a passer rating of 147.50.
Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones led the rushing game for the Packers. Williams rushed for 10 yards from carrying the football eight times. Williams was helped by Jones who carried the football 15 times for a total of 71 yards. In the passing game, Rodgers was most successful throwing the ball to Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Darrius Shepherd. Valdes-Scantling caught four passes for a total of 45 yards, while Shepherd contributed with 21 yards from two passes.
The Packers were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in four sacks, and four tackles for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles, with no defensive touchdowns.
Compared to Rodgers of the Packers, Matt Ryan of the Falcons threw for 285 yards with zero touchdowns, and no interceptions, completing 28 of 39 passes, for a 92.40 passer rating.
The rushing game for the Falcons was led by Todd Gurley and Brian Hill. For the game, Gurley rushed for 57 yards from carrying the football 16 times. Meanwhile Hill carried the ball 4 times for a total of 10 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Falcons included Christian Blake and Olamide Zaccheaus. Blake caught three passes for a total of 47 yards, while Zaccheaus contributed with 86 yards from eight passes.
In a losing effort, the Falcons defense contributed with one sack , zero forced fumbles, two tackles for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the game.
With the win, the Packers leave with a record of 1-0 for the season, while the Falcons record for the season is now 0-1.